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A mystery takes shape in Brazil

As the BRIC nations gain more financial and political power they have begun to undermine the mighty petrodollar and this new public attention to the workings of our economy is highlighting some of the evil associated with big oil bucks. … Continue reading

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Why do Wolves howl at the moon?

Because it has not always been there, or so Alexander von Humboldt suggested after recording oral history of the natives from the Bogota highlands in the eastern Cordilleras of Colombia. In his “Researches Concerning the Institutions and Monuments of the … Continue reading

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FBI Raids Home Full Of Treasure

For some as yet unknown reason, the FBI have descended on a house in Rush County, Indiana equipped with trailers, scientists, archaeologist and lots of packing crates. What they were after is not known but what they are finding consists … Continue reading

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Double Speak

To much of the world, Nelson Mandela was and is a hero of human rights.  His efforts and sacrifices gave hope and a future of (relative) freedom from tyranny, oppression and slavery to hundreds of millions of people on every … Continue reading

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Fukushima and Nuclear Energy for the Thick but Intrepid

You might still be hearing a bit of news now and again about radiation seeping into the ocean in Japan and about how they are finally getting around to removing those inconvenient fuel rods.  If you are listening to the … Continue reading

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The Death of a Spy

I have Mr. Robert Ludlum and his fictional character, Jason Bourne to thank for my curiosity in all things covert.  So this story of the suspicious passing of a British Government Communication Headquarters (GCHQ) ‘cyberwarfare expert’ in London, England caught … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Raymond Loewy

Originally posted on Progressive Culture | Scholars & Rogues:
Google honors the father of industrial design; so does Scholars & Rogues I have grown to really appreciate design in recent years. I’ve never had any formal training in it, unfortunately –…

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